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>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station. this is news 4 at 11:00. >> right now, at 11:00, major develops in the general david
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petraus scandal. tonight, we know why. >> two high-profile murders within two weeks. now, a teenager from maryland is tied to boet of them. >> and black friday is starting earlier than ever, as retailers try to jump start holiday sales. but not everyone is happy about it. >> a low profile of news of her affair. tonight, she's been spotted here in d.c. >> jim rosenfield joins us live in mt. pleasant with the details. >> reporter: the woman at the center of this scandal, right here in northwest d.c. video has emerged that paula broadwell, inside her brother's home just down the block here, riding out the storm that widens by the day. a man who appeared to be paula broadwell's brother emerged from the rear of the stately home tonight but said
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nothing. broadwell hasn't spoken publicly since word of her affair with c.i.a. director procmpb prompte resign last week. allen's name, now also linked to tampa socialite jill kelly, the woman who told the f.b.i. about threatening e-mailstraced to pa biographer. the f.b.i. stumbled onto what was called potentially inappropriate. so did allen and his wife from their time in tampa. officials characterized some of the e-mails as flirtatious. but general allen, through his spokesman, has strongly denied
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that the two were having an affair. >> the president has put on hold general allegation pending the investigation of general allen's conduct by the department of defense. >> kelly's relationship with both generals came into play with the bitter child custody case that played out in d.c. both men writing letters to the court vouching for her. as for broadwell, she's apparently sticking to her fitnefi fitness regime. the washington post reporting someone fou someone found her north carolina driver's license in rock creek park yesterday and turned the license over to authorities. live in northwest d.c., jim rosenfield, news 4. >> thanks, jim, our other big story tonight, a local teenager tied to two big, high profile
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murders. shomari stone is in waldorf with more on this story. >> reporter: jim, d.c. police got a tip in the cab driver case and came right here to the waldorf maryland murder that occurred on this trail on october 26 with theresa bass. now, tonight, people who live in this neighborhood are stunned. they're shocked that the murder suspect in both cases is linked to what happened in their quiet community. tonight, 17-year-old joshua mcbain is in jail suspected of fatally shooting a cab driver last week and gunning down theresa bass last month. >> investigators just got the call they were hoping for. a break from the case. >> reporter: d.c. police helped sheriff's detectives break the case. they got a tip in the cab driver murder investigation claiming joshua shot theresa and her husband, jerry, a montgomery county firefighter while they walked their dog on this trail. jerry has been released from the hospital and his neighbor's
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wife, a nurse, is helping him recover. >> my wife has been working, dressing his wounds and we just kind of pull eed together as a community to heal. >> reporter: the teen's neighbors are stunned. >> shocked. i wouldn't have expected nothing like that has ever happened. >> reporter: over the weekend, deputies searched the suspect's home and they say they found the gun that was allegedly used to kill theresa bass. >> it was ballistically checked and it was a ballistic match. >> reporter: investigators tell me his girlfriend was not involved in the killing of theresa bass. but she is in jail, charged with the murder of the cab driver. now, according to court documents, the motive for the taxi cab murder was robbery. however, investigators are still
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trying to determine the motive for the murder of theresa bass. >> three people were shot tonight at a b.p. gas station in ast. it happened about 7:30 off of benning road. right now, it's not clear just what led up to the gunfire. one of the victims is said to be in serious condition, but none of the injuries are considered life threatening. >> former d.c. council chairman kwame brown is on house arrest for six months. it's part of the bank fraud conviction. as part of a plea deal, brown admitted to lying on loan documents and stepped down from the council in june. he's also sentenced to one day in police custody which he served today. >> a plea deal is off the table for the suspected east coast rapist. aaron thomas was supposed to be pleading guilty today for
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attacking three teenagers on halloween in 2009. but the deal fell through when thomas told the judge he wasn't sure what was right or wrong. his trial will begin in january. >> two significant announcements in d.c. today. the first deals with schools. 20 public schools are to be slated to be shut down. many of them by the next school year. the goal is to close under-performing schools with low enrollment. most of them are ooesz of teast river in wards five and seven. none of the schools in wards one and three will be closed. parents say the news comes as a complete surprise. >> i'm shocked. my children have been going here for a while, for two years. and my daughter just started here. and there was no notice saying that this was a school that was supposed to close. this is crazy. >> public meetings are scheduled in order to get input from
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parents. mayor grey will all the ultimately decide whether to approve the consolidation plan. the second announcement in d.c has to do with emergency care. d.c. fire and e.m.s. are moving forward with a plan to have f fewer ambulances in service during overnight hours. the proposal calls for none of the essential advanced, life-saving ambulances between 1:00 and 7:00 in the morning. basic response ambulances would be available on duty only at night. critics say the move could jeopardize lives. the fire chief says supervisors who are trained in advanced life-saving can arrive with those ambulances when needed. >> congress is back at work. and tomorrow, we will see whether the democrats and republicans can begin to compromise. they have about 7 weeks to reach a budget deal to head off huge increases called fiscal cliff. today, lawmakers seemed confident they will be able to reach a deal, but the
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negotiations may last into the final hours of december 31st. tonight, work got under way to repave pennsylvania avenue in advance of the inauguration on january 21st. d-dot says it will take place during the overnight hours. it's going to affect bike lines, so cyclists and moet riss will have to share a stretch of pennsylvania between third and 14th streets during the project. >> they used to wait until the day after thanks ths thangiving black friday. but now, some of the retailers are going to open their doors on thanksgiving night. erica gonzalez is live now. >> reporter: as it seems like black friday gets earlier and earlier every year, it's not your imagination. it really is, for a lot of retailers. and there are a lot of people. hundreds of thousands of people
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that are not happy about this. don't care to race out of bed after midnight or the crack of dawn to grab the specials? news flash. now you just have to make it to 8:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. >> shopping early isn't for everyone. but a lot of customers have asked for that option, that convenience. >> and if you have something you really want and it's on your wish list, i mean, that would be a great rush to go and get it and get it at a great deal. >> forget friday. walmart, sears, k-mart and toys r us will open thanksgiving day at 8:00 p.m., target, one hour later at 9:00. employees so frustrated leaving the table early have made this. a petition calling for target to take the high road and save thanksgiving. scott alsop has worked retail for 25 years. he was eager to sign the petition on the spot. >> how are you supposed to have a thanks giving dinner when you have to be at work at 9:00 at
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night. >> reporter: think 9:00 p.m. is too early? what about the store that is don't close? old navy will be one of them. >> whether it's a door buster at the beginning of the day or at the end of the day, they want to keep those shoppers shopping. >> reporter: there was a similar petition last year for target urging them not to open their stores at midnight. but, as many of us know, they didn't happen, iert. live in alexandria, erica gonzalez, news 4. >> turning to our weather now, temperatures are below freezing in some areas out there. storm chief meteorologist, doug? >> yesterday, 72 degrees. right now, many areas are below 32. that is a 40 degrees temperature drop over the last 24 hours. here we are now in the d.c. area. 40 degrees. many areas around the suburbs already below freezing. look at elkins west virginia at
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23 degrees. it is going to be a very, very cold night tonight. i'll show you our local numbers coming up. plus, we're talking about the potential for another coastal storm and it could affect your holiday travel plans. we'll talk much more about that coming up in my full forecast. >> still ahead, new video showing the fiery aftermath of a plane crash in mississippi. >> the real story between the young man and the voice of elmo and what it could mean for the puppeteer's future with "sesame street." >> and a woman caught breaking >> and a woman caught breaking the
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we're following a developing story in mississippi tonight. a small plane crashed into a house in jackson, mississippi. that set off a huge fire. at least one person got out of that house with only minor injuries. it is not clear whether anyone else was inside. a plane had just taken off and the pilot asked for permission to return to the airport. police have not released the conditions of the three people on board the plane. >> the underaged sex allegations against elmo puppeteer kech clash are put to rest tonight. the 23-year-old man who initially claimed he was 16 years old when he had a relationship with clash has taken his story back, all of it. through his lawyer, he now characterizes the relationship as the same way clash did as
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adult and consensual. both clash and "sesame street" called the allegations unsubstantiated. >> a sdwrjudge sentenced a woma cleveland to carry a sign for the past two days. he calls her an idiot for driving passed a school bus on the sidewalk. the bus driver says the woman did that several times over the past two weeks. he finally video taped it. the case went to trial. arden was ordered to pay a $250 fine but the judge ordered a sign-holding sentence because arden showed no remorse during the trial. >> tonight, an international effort could make you safer by making your smart phone less attractive to thieves. u.s. and mexican cell providers will refuse to activate a stolen phone thanks to a resolution signed in d.c. today. the theft of cell phones and
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portable electronic devices has increased 54 percent since 2007. arrests haven't stopped the crime. so now there's an effort to take away the profit from the stolen phones. >> drivers are now just a hours away for paying for a faster route. it was a ribbon cutting project for lanes that officially open on saturday. they are free for car pools who have three or more people. otherwise, you have to pay a toll. supporters say it's a long awaited solution to ease congestion in northern virginia. critics have said that the lanes are unfair for those who can't afford those tolls. >> if ever there was a mismatch, olympic gold medallist returned to the high school today for her first swim meet since the london
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olympics. ladecki won the 200 meter individual event, even though the crowd is significantly smaller than she experienced. she said she's happy to be home. >> it's good to be here with my teammates, my friends, my supporters. it's a great feeling. i had a lot of fun. >> she also promoted a coat drive at the swim meet to get warm coats for catholic charities. deciding to have a olympic gold medallist unreless you're swimming in the same meet with her. >> oh, man, m, i don't feel so good. >> yeah. good for her, though. we're glad that she's back in the competition. back in the swimming pool. nobody says -- it's going to be really cold tomorrow. >> yeah, but i've got something that -- it's not going to warm you up. but at least it's something kind of cool. take a look at this. if you just happened to be in northern australia today, this is what you saw. a full solar eclipse happened a
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little bit earlier this afternoon. yep, of course everybody down there warned not to look directly at it. that is amazing. i've only seen a few of these in my lifetime, one of which i was in the third grade over there in berks center. that is kwiet amazing on that day. out there today, we saw a high temperature of 65 degrees. you look at that number and say it didn't feel like 65. that was actually just after midnight about 24 hours ago, the low was 43. the new low is now sitting at 40 degrees. that's where we sit currently out at the airport at 13 miles an hour. so between last night at 12:30 and tonight and 11:30 or about 11:30, that is a 25 degree temperature drop. gaithersburg below or at the freezing mark. winchester, 36. 40 in fredericksburg. the warm spots, right along the bay. radar? no rain to show you. we're not going to be seeing any
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chance of rain over the next couple of days. our storm system that gave us the rain and the sleet very early this morning has moved out of here. what you're looking at is clear skies and some cold air. notice these clouds here? this is really cold air that continues to make its way down from the north in through parts of pittsburgh, areas like that. so the cold air is here. but breezy conditions, that's what we saw earlier today. starting to settle down just a little bit, but even a five mile an hour wind will give you a little windchill. we will see sunshine tomorrow and plenty of it before we start to see some clouds from the south. still going to be rather school. then, turn your temperatures down to the south. we're going to go mostly cloudy during the day on thursday. a coastal storm will develop on friday. this one will move out to see. we'll see more clouds on thursday and friday. the next coastal storm, however, could have big implications from washington through philly up through new york. one more time, it could also have some problems out there on the roadways, especially i-95
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and those coastal areas over the next few days, too. we're going to be talking about that the next few days. clear and cold tomorrow morning. coat wills be needed. and, for some, it's everything you've got. the coat, the gloves, the scarf, the hats, it's going to be cold. tomorrow afternoon, even with some sunshine. north winds at 10-15. that's going to make it feel even colder. if you can stay in the sunshine, that's the best place to be. saturday, a high of 54. we'll see partly to mostly cloudy skies each day. and then, again, watching that coastal storm that could bring us rain and wind on sunday, monday and possibly into tuesday. could be some travel implications there if you're thinking about taking off. next week is thanksgiving. next week is thanksgiving.
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yeah, we didn't get all that fine players, but, boy, the
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individual awards are just piling up, right-hand turn they? >> first, bryce harper adds the national rookie honor. and ten the n.l. manager of the year. >> this award is really nice. but i look more as an organizational award because the family has done a great job. rizzo and staff, they do an outstanding -- we've had great drafts. the other players really stepped in when key players got hurt with michael morris and storen went down and my catcher went down. and everybody really produced. it was just a remarkable year. actually, i didn't think they overachieved, they just played at their ability. >> so a great season for the
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nationals, a terrible season for their division foes, the miami mar lirks ns. the marlins have reportedly agreed to send jose raus, mark burley and john buck to toronto. yeah, that's a big trade. meanwhile, in the nba, the wizards down in charlotte looking for their first win of the season and they layed an egg. this might have been the most painful part for everybody. a contortionist who can evidently deal with all kinds of pain. we need a replay. watch this. no, look, how do you do that? i have no idea how he handles that pain. hopefully, we'll be able to show that to you again tomorrow. >> must have been a special wardrobe thing. >> you know what? i didn't even think about that fact. this was not a good game for the wizards. mar ter martel webster knocks one down.
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the guards shot 6 for 37 in this game. too much bob cats. wizards fall 92-76. they drop to 0 and 6 on the year. and this was a loss that left head coach andy whitman searching for answers. we just, you know, we play with no concept of rhyme or reason, understanding what's going on. the concept of the game. that display, offensively, in terms of trying to do everything on your own, we don't have a player on the team that we can do that with. >> isn't it amazing. more college basketball here. virginia taking on delaware and this was not a good night for virginia. they're down by two, evan nolte for the win. the cavs first after they were up 6-4. but after that basket, delaware
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respond with an 8-0 run capped off by this little step back. that's pretty from the pride of aberdeen, maryland. virginia drops to 1 and 2 on the season. davy johnson looks so rested and relaxed. >> didn't he. >> six games into the season. oh, man. it's going to be a long one. >> you know you're in trouble when your halftime entertainment is really faster than the ball game.
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a world famous diamond was auctioned off today for a world record price. it's called the arch duke joseph diamond. did you know about that one?
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it was sold in switzerland for $21.5 million. the stone is -- it looks creepy, doesn't it? the stone is 76 karat. it is the largest, colorless diamond in the world. it was named for the arch duke, joseph august of austria. he was the great grandson of a woman emperor and a french king. christy's auction house is not releasing the name of the buyer. if you can buy a
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